Photoshop Text Effects

How to Create Glass Text Effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to create glass text effects in Photoshop. We will be applying some simple layer styles to create the effect, so the tutorial should be easy enough for beginners to follow. Here’s the effect we will be creating:

Glass Text Effects

To create glass text effects, you’ll need:

Step 1

Create a new 600 x 400px document with white color. Duplicate the background layer, double-click on the duplicate layer to open the Layer Style dialog box and use the settings shown below to create the background. Use the pattern number 31 from the patterns file mentioned above for the Pattern Overlay. You also have the option of using any other pattern or not applying the Pattern Overlay effect at all since the effect will look great every way.

Glass Text Effects Background

Step 2

Now, write your text using TheNautiGal font and the settings shown below.

Glass Text Effects Text

Step 3

Double-click on the text layer to open the Layer Style dialog box and use the settings shown below to create the initial glass effect.

Glass Text Effects First Layer Style

Step 4

Next, duplicate the text layer by first selecting it and then going to Layer > Duplicate Layer. Then, go to Layer > Layer Style > Clear Layer Style since we want to apply different layer styles to this layer. Now, double-click on the duplicate text layer to open the Layer Style dialog box and use the settings shown below.

Glass Text Effects Second Layer Style

Step 5

Now, duplicate your 2nd text layer by selecting it and going to Layer > Duplicate Layer. Then, go to Layer > Layer Style > Clear Layer Style since we want to apply different layer styles to this layer. Next, double-click on this new layer to open the Layer Style dialog box and use the settings shown below to complete the effect.

Glass Text Effects Final Layer Style

And we’re done! The glass text effects Photoshop tutorial is complete!

Glass Text Effects

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